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Celebrating the Women Making a Difference for Affordable Housing in Colorado

March is Women’s History Month – a time when communities come together to celebrate the women who inspire us to show up for one another and advocate for a more equitable future. To recognize the women who are making a difference here in Adams County, we sat down with Maiker’s Shant’a Johnson, director of family …

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The Long Way Home: Colorado Community Media’s in-depth look at the housing crisis 

Colorado’s housing crisis is a systemic issue that policy makers, housing developers, and nonprofit organizations have been grappling with for decades. To further examine this issue, the Colorado Community Media team launched a 4-week series, The Long Way Home: Colorado Community Media’s in-depth look at the housing crisis.  Over the last six months, two dozen …

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Calling on public officials for eviction transparency

In the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, public officials instituted eviction interventions to keep Coloradans housed. To measure the efficacy of these interventions, legislators in Colorado facilitated unprecedented data collection efforts to understand the circumstances that lead to evictions. As evictions climb to pre-pandemic levels in Adams County, housing advocates are calling on legislators to …

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What the passage of Prop 123 means for Colorado

In November, a majority of voters said YES to Proposition 123, paving the way for a historic investment in affordable housing in Colorado. This measure will allocate hundreds of millions of dollars in annual funding to a variety of efforts that support housing development and homelessness prevention efforts.  Maiker applauds the passage of Prop 123. …

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Community Ambassador Spotlight: Shelley from Orchard Crossing

Shelley has been living in Orchard Crossing Apartments for over a decade. She understands the community, cares about her neighbors and is always there when somebody needs support.  When Shelley learned about Maiker Housing Partner’s Community Ambassador program, she was eager to get involved. She had always been an advocate for her community. This was …

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Introducing Maiker’s Community Ambassador Program

Maiker’s Family and Community Vitality (FCV) team recently launched an effort that will strengthen  Maiker communities. The Community Ambassador Program calls upon members who live at Maiker properties to serve as trusted resources for their neighbors.  “I love it here. I love the people I’ve met,” shared Monique, an ambassador for Alto Apartments. “My goal is …

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